Ruben van Assouw

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Libya Plane Crash Survivor Gets OK to Leave Hospital

Assouw told about his parents, brother

(Newser) - The sole survivor of the plane crash that killed 103 people Wednesday will leave a Tripoli hospital tomorrow. Relatives have broken the news to 9-year-old Ruben van Assouw that his parents and older brother died in the crash, ABC News reports. "Under the circumstances Ruben is doing well,"... More »

Crash Survivor Doesn't Know He's an Orphan

But his aunt and uncle have arrived

(Newser) - Details continue to emerge on the ill-fated passengers on the Afrqiyah Airlines flight that crashed in Tripoli—including the heartbreaking detail that the lone survivor, 9-year-old Ruben van Assouw, has not yet been told that his parents and brother died in the crash. Also among the dead is Bree O'Mara,... More »

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